Guidance Finder: Food

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations came into force on January 15, 2019. As a result, the CFIA has developed updated guidance for food. For archived information, refer to Archived food guidance.

For searches related to plant or animal consult the Guidance Document Repository (GDR).

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Canada Organic Regime operating manual Opens in new window

May 7, 2021 - The manual provides an overview of the procedure to be followed when the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Conformity verification bodies (CVB) enter into an agreement, as well as the procedure to accredit certification bodies (CB)...

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Agency personnel and Industry

Cancelled organic certifications Opens in new window

May 6, 2021 - Certification bodies accredited by the CFIA can cancel a holder's certification if the holder has not complied with any provision of the Safe Food for Canadians Act and Regulations or the issued organic certificate.

Guidance for:
Industry and Agency personnel

Additional establishment information checklist Opens in new window

May 5, 2021 - Learn to add additional establishment information in your My CFIA account. Your data drives the ERA model to assign your establishment a risk level for the Agency to determine the appropriate level of inspection activities at your establish...

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Industry